Autosub6000 Being Readied for Launch (IMAGE) National Oceanography Centre, UK Caption The Autosub6000 is being readied for launch. Note the collision avoidance sonar and fenders mounted on the nose of the AUV. Credit NOCS Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.